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Alfred Thomas Bloomfield

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 61 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 61 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Bloomfield AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Arthur AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/504 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 December 1889 AWMM TimaruCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 20 January 1913 AWMM Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    William H. Bloomfield, High Street, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/504 AWMM
  • Military service
    4 years 2nd Regiment Band, South Canterbury AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      9 stone 6 pounds AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Flaxen AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Wounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      October 1915 shrapnel wound to leg, evacuated to Malta AWMM
    • Wounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Wounded in action , shell shock France 3 October 1916; remained with unit AWMM
    • Wounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Wounded 24 September 1918 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Married Alice May Kay in West Ham, England 28 December 1918

    Attested 21 January 1913, Royal New Zealand Field Artillery; seconded to NZEF 16 October 1914. Rejoined Christchurch Cadre August 1919 and at own request discharged April 1922

    During the war his total service was 4 years 335 days.

    Originally attested and served as Arthur. Declaration signed 14 August 1919 the correct name is Alfred AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    5 December 1950 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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